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What causes a red ring on your skin?

What causes a red ring on your skin?

Both ringworm and psoriasis can cause red patches of skin as well as skin itching and scaling. However, ringworm on your trunk or limbs (tinea corporis) will usually have a circular appearance with clearing in the middle. It will also usually be an isolated spot (or limited to only a few lesions).

What is a rash that looks like a circle?

Ringworm. Despite its name, ringworm is a fungal skin infection — it is not caused by a worm or any other parasite. The infection got its name because it causes a rash that is usually circular, with a thin raised ring around the edge that may look like a worm.

What can eczema look like?

Atopic dermatitis appears as red, inflamed patches of skin, often on the face, neck or hands, but it can also be found in other areas, like behind your knees and inside your elbows. The skin can also look brownish-gray in color, and feel bumpy or scaly. The skin is often cracked too.

Why does a circle on your skin look like ringworm?

Because of its circular appearance, it can be mistaken for ringworm. Lyme disease is caused by a bite from a black-legged tick. Other symptoms of Lyme disease may include flu-like symptoms and a spreading rash that’s itchy or painful. It’s important to treat Lyme disease as soon as possible.

Why do I have red spots under my skin?

12) Petechiae/blood spots Petechiae, or blood spots, are round, red spots that occur as a result of tiny blood vessels called capillaries bursting under the skin. They are flat to the touch and can sometimes look like a rash. They are caused by a variety of reasons, such as injuries, straining, and sunburns.

What are the names of the red patches on the face?

Strawberry nevus. Also called a hemangioma, this is a common type of vascular birthmark. It appears as a red patch and is most common on the face, scalp, chest, and back. A strawberry nevus does not usually require treatment. Salmon patch. Also called a nevus simplex, this flat red or pink patch of skin typically occurs on the neck or forehead.

What causes a butterfly-shaped rash on the face?

an autoimmune disease that displays a wide variety of symptoms that affect many different body systems and organs a wide array of skin and mucous membrane symptoms that range from rashes to ulcers classic butterfly-shaped face rash that crosses from cheek to cheek over the nose rashes may appear or get worse with sun exposure

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